«Art» column

Music and Arts Education: A Necessity, Not a Luxury

March 5th, 2024; By Susan Huebert

When people consider the most important subjects for students to learn, they probably think of the sciences or mathematics, or maybe practical skills like welding or construction. Music and the […]

Connecting with Others through Music

March 27th, 2017; By Laura Sciarpelletti

Everyone loves music—it is fun to listen to and dance to and, for some, even make. But not only is it a pleasurable thing in our day-to-day lives, it’s actually […]

How to Navigate the Canada Council for the Arts

January 29th, 2017; By Laura Sciarpelletti

It is difficult not to find a single artist or professor at any given university who has not at least applied for a Canada Council for the Arts grant. Known […]

Tips for Applying to Canadian Arts Council Grants

May 20th, 2016; By Laura Sciarpelletti

Being an artist is often an up-hill climb. Not only does graduating with a Fine Arts degree mean a generally slow and difficult entry into the mainstream work force, but […]

Sure-fire Tips to Spark Creativity

March 22nd, 2016; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

There is an age-old rumour that well-acclaimed author Stephen King mostly gets his inspiration for his books from his dreams. Unfortunately, if you are facing a deadline for a creative […]

Making a Living in Poetry

April 29th, 2015; By Susan Huebert

If you read about the lives of famous poets like John Milton and William Shakespeare, you might notice something they had in common. They wrote great poetry which is still […]

Is An Arts Degree Worth the Money?

March 31st, 2015; By Kathleen Gerry

Pursuing an arts degree offers you a wide range of opportunities to study in different areas, including languages, visual arts, theatrical arts, Canadian studies, film studies, aboriginal studies, English, environmental studies, geography, […]